INEC declares winner of Kogi West election

KOGI, Nigeria – The All Progressives Congress, APC candidate in the Kogi West senatorial election, Smart Adeyemi has been declared winner of the polls.


The Returning Officer for the election, Olayinde Lawal, declared Adeyemi winner at the end of the rerun on Saturday.

The APC candidate got 88,373 votes to defeat Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his closest challenger, who polled 62,133 votes.

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